Nona Mae Kirkland Carter, 92, a resident of Delano, passed away peacefully Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012, in a local hospital.
She was born on July 18, 1920, a daughter of the late J.C. Kirkland and Julia Ann Williams Kirkland.
She was a member of Friendship Baptist Church of Delano.
She was preceded in death by her brothers: Luther Kirkland, Reed Kirkland, and Buster Kirkland; sisters, Emma Andrezen and Lela Harris; three children: Charles Kinzel Allen, Jordon Franklin Carter and Mary Gwendolyn Carter Wilson.
She is survived by her daughter, Wanda Kay Carter of Delano; and granddaughter, Bobbie Allen Ross and husband, Jeremy, of Cleveland; grandson, Douglas Alan Wilson of Delano; and great-grandsons: Christopher Charles Allen and wife, Heather, and Jesse Todd Murphy, all of Cleveland; daughter-in-law, Helen Lanning Allen of Delano.
The funeral will be held at 8 p.m. today, Aug. 27, 2012, in the chapel of Ralph Buckner Funeral Home, 300 Tennessee Ave., Etowah TN 37331. with Dr. Bruce Yates and Dr. Steve Ross officiating.
Interment with a white dove release ceremony will be held at Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery in Delano on Tuesday.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 this evening at the funeral home.
We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Carter Family guest book at www.ralphbucknerofetowah.com.